Solar Replaces Diesel To Power The Milpillas Copper Mine

Danish firm Arcon-Sunmark has delivered the largest solar thermal plant in North America as a turnkey project to supply power to the Milpillas copper mine …

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Energy and Mining: An Uphill Battle

THE CHALLENGE As the copper resource is developed, mining begins by extracting ore closest to the surface. As these resources are removed, equipment must mine …

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Meeting The Challenge Of A Sustainable Water Supply

The aim of the project was to ensure continued water supply to Escondida, as water use increased with the completion of the 152,000 tonne per …

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Quest For Safety Drives Automation

Automation is a process through which safety and productivity are optimised using machines, control systems and information technology. Most mining operations use conventional and mechanized …

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A Recycling Champion

Copper is completely recyclable. It can be used again and again without losing any of its properties. Recycled copper can be used in exactly the …

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Copper And Food Supply

Supplying fish for protein to a growing population in a sustainable way and without damaging the precious aquatic environment is a huge challenge. With the …

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